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Sri Lanka edge England by two runs

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June 16, 2006 12:06 IST

Sri Lanka all rounder Sananth Jayasuriya featured with both bat and ball on Thursday to steer his side to a two-run win over England in their Twenty20 international at the Rosebowl in Southampton.

Schedule: Sri Lanka in England

Jayasuriya struck 41 in Sri Lanka's 163 then took two for 32 from his four overs in England's 161 for five in an ideal warmup for the five-match one-day series starting at Lord's on Saturday.

Marcus Trescothick smashed 72 from 57 balls with nine boundaries but after he was run out by wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara, England were unable to maintain their momentum.

Paul Collingwood took four for 22, the best figures yet recorded in a Twenty20 international, in Sri Lanka's innings while Steve Harmison, who missed the three-test series through injury, worked up a fierce pace in his four overs.

Scorecard:

Sri Lanka innings
S Jayasuriya lbw b Collingwood 41
U Tharanga b Collingwood 34
*M Jayawardene run out (sub/Dalrymple) 0
T Dilshan c Jones b Dalrymple 2
K Sangakkara c Strauss b Collingwood 21
R Arnold b Collingwood 7
CK Kapugedera c Pietersen b Mahmood 22
F Maharoof run out (sub) 8
L Malinga c sub b Plunkett 13
CRD Fernando run out (Jones/Plunkett) 3
PDRL Perera not out 0
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 6, nb 2) 12
Total (all out, 20 overs) 163

FoW: 1-75 (Tharanga, 7.5 ov), 2-75 (Jayawardene, 8.1 ov), 3-84 (Jayasuriya, 9.5 ov), 4-84 (Dilshan, 10.1 ov), 5-102 (Arnold, 11.6 ov), 6-117 (Sangakkara, 13.5 ov), 7-136 (Maharoof, 15.5 ov), 8-154 (Kapugedera, 18.4 ov), 9-161 (Malinga, 19.4 ov), 10-163 (Fernando, 19.6 ov).

Bowling
Bresnan 2-0-20-0 (3w)
Harmison 4-0-29-0 (2w)
Mahmood 4-0-34-1 (2nb)
Plunkett 4-0-37-1
Collingwood 4-0-22-4 (1w)
Dalrymple 2-0-17-1

England innings (Target: 164 runs)
M Trescothick run out (Sangakkara) 72
*A Strauss b Fernando 33
K Pietersen c Malinga b Jayasuriya 17
P Collingwood c Jayawardene b Dilshan 5
JWM Dalrymple c Sangakkara b Jayasuriya 1
G Jones not out 14
T Bresnan not out 6
Extras (lb 6, w 6, nb 1) 13
Total (5 wickets, 20 overs) 161

DNB: EC Joyce, LE Plunkett, SI Mahmood, SJ Harmison.

FoW: 1-59 (Strauss, 7.3 ov), 2-89 (Pietersen, 11.6 ov), 3-109 (Collingwood, 14.3 ov), 4-114 (Dalrymple, 15.1 ov), 5-152 (Trescothick, 18.4 ov).

Bowling
Perera 3-0-28-0 (2w)
Malinga 3-0-25-0 (1w)
Fernando 4-0-22-1
Maharoof 4-0-30-0 (1nb, 1w)
Jayasuriya 4-0-32-2
Dilshan 2-0-18-1

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